Regeneration

High Streets

How Post-Industrial Decline Created 'Britain's Unhealthiest High Street'

Grimsby has been accused of having the unhealthiest high street in the UK, due to its high number of fast food outlets. Here's what happened when we visited the former fishing town.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.8.18
London

The Woman Whose Body Wasn't Found for Years, at Her Flat in the 'City in the Sky'

We visited north London's 'Sky City' – a housing estate three storeys above street level – where Joyce Vincent died, and which is now under threat from "regeneration".
Nell Frizell
10.24.17
GENTRIFICATION

Make Bristol Shit Again

My hometown is becoming an extension of London, and losing its crappy edge.
Angus Harrison
9.19.17
Social Housing

How Councils Ruin Social Housing for Financial Gain

We spoke to director Paul Sng about his new documentary, 'Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle'.
Patrick Heardman
7.3.17
GENTRIFICATION

The London Council Evicting Homeowners to Make Way for Luxury Flats

Southwark Council have served longtime residents eviction notices and offered them compensation at a fraction of what their homes are worth.
Andy Jones
6.21.17
protest

Meet the People Visiting the Reclaimed Holloway Prison

They want the government to turned the shuttered prison into a women's refuge centre.
Jade Jackman
6.1.17
GENTRIFICATION

Every Flat in a New South London Development Has Been Sold to Foreign Investors

When the Heygate Estate was demolished there were promises of social housing and a "community feel", but it's all fallen through.
Andy Jones
4.13.17
estate

This Is What the Beginning of Gentrification Looks Like

Meeting the residents of the Notting Hill estate earmarked for destruction.
Alexander McBride Wilson
3.22.17
GENTRIFICATION

Just How Gentrified Are All the Places in the Original 'Trainspotting' Film Now?

It's been over 20 years since the original was released.
Liam Turbett
2.9.17
Stuff

What's Happened to Glasgow's 'Most Notorious' Housing Scheme?

Millions of pounds have been pumped into Easterhouse, but has any of it really made a difference?
Francisco Garcia
11.14.16
News

The Fight Over Glasgow's Historic Docks Is a Battle for Its Soul

Is building swanky flats the best way to preserve the Clyde's heritage?
Liam Turbett
9.6.16
Stuff

Is This Part of Glasgow Really 'the Hippest Place in Britain'?

Finnieston is supposedly the coolest place in the UK, so we went there to see what the vibe was.
Francisco Garcia
4.11.16
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